Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan has called upon the Federal Government to take a new approach to funding local government to ensure the long-term sustainability of rural and regional councils, such as Benalla Rural City.. In a speech to
A-Grade. Coming into round nine after a bye week the Bats girls were ready to take on the strong Bonnie Doon outfit.. Having come up against them in a practice match earlier in the year, the Goorambat girls were under no illusions and knew what they
The high-flying Saints have fallen from cloud nine.. Round 10 hit the GVL like a wintry slap to the face, as Benalla shivered through its clash at Mansfield.. The cold blast and wind advantage at one end of the ground made it challenging for both
An outstanding team effort enabled Plovers to hold out a determined Kookaburras outfit, posting a gallant 3-2 victory in their A-grade clash last week.. Hard-hitters Mick Kelly and Michelle Feldtmann stayed focused under pressure to win a singles
The Saints had the odds stacked against them right from the start on Saturday.. The A-grade side had two Mansfield umpires presiding over the game away from home, causing a stir among the Saints.. Benalla’s coach Pip O’Donoghue said she
The Suns travelled to the Gilbert Gordon Oval in Woodend in near freezing conditions.. The home team fired up for a win for their big man Ray Tadd playing his 500th career game.. The Suns started well controlling much of the play, but were unable to
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to drive and even work as drivers in a push by the crown prince to modernise the country.
President Donald Trump has defended his border policy, trade tariffs on US allies and the denuclearisation of North Korea in comments at a GOP convention.
A former high-ranking priest Carlo Alberto Capella has been jailed for five years by the Vatican after he was found guilty of possessing child pornography.
The loss of the Darling Range by-election sends a clear message of dissatisfaction to Western Australia's Labor government, the opposition says.
Ahead of federal parliament sitting for the final week before the long winter break, Labor remains opposed to the proposed corporate tax cuts.
Thousands of pro-European Union supporters have joined a march through London's streets to demand the government hold a referendum on the final terms of Brexit.
A blast has gone off inches from where Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa was attending a rally, injuring one of his vice-presidents but he was unhurt.
A Shorten Labor government would make NBN Co pay penalties and compensate customers for shoddy broadband or long waiting times for service.
An explosion believed to be caused by a grenade has killed one person and injured many more at a political rally in Ethiopia.
The federal government is playing up tension between Labor leader Bill Shorten and Anthony Albanese ahead of five by-elections.